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congressman jesse jackson jr. he's been out of sight for months, undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder. and now there are revelations of another fight for the congressman, who is battling ethics violations by the federal government. pierre thomas has the latest from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. congressman jesse jackson jr. has been fighting to regain his mental health and return to public life. but this morning, he appears to be in a fight to stay out of jail. the son of civil rights icon jesse jackson was easily re-elected tuesday, with more than 60% of the vote. even though he dropped off the political scene months ago, to deal with bipolar depression. >> we're learning that congressman jesse jackson jr. of illinois has been re-elected. >> reporter: but jackson is also the subject of multiple fbi investigations, involving allegations of misuse of campaign funds and influence peddling. sources familiar with the probe say he's now negotiating a possible guilty plea. >> the pressure is overwhelming when the fbi steps to you, particularly in a
, not everyone is happy about this. reverend jesse jackson joined the event. they say the money will be spent on programs to keep young teens out of jail. >> reconstruct the facility for the people. >> before the rally, the reverend met with the governor. the governor and other leaders say the need is for the jail that's because the facility is too small and poorly designed. it will be built in a parking lot. >>> an exciting day for delivers today. the mayor and the police commissioner will deliver 90 newly purchased vehicles. they will be dropped off to officers on the northeast district. >>> the president is getting back to business and the president will address the status of the economy. he will talk about the big issues that washington is now facing including how to prevent the country from going over so the-called fiscal cliff. they will outline the priorities going forward. his remarks are set for 1:00 this afternoon. it is in the east room. he will not answer any questions from reporters. >>> we have a management to collect our thoughts after a wild week of weather. >> i think the 60s
that talks are under way for a possible plea deal for congressman jesse jackson jr. the illinois democrat is currently being treated at the mayo clinic for bipolar disorder. the fbi investigating jackson for improperly using campaign funds for personal purchases potentially furniture at his home. but he coasted to victory tuesday, retaining his congressional seat despite virtually no presence on the campaign trail. the only involvement, a robo call, hadn't voted since june 8. and missed every one of the 225 votes since. that goes to show his strong contingency there. >> absolutely. >>> a look at your friday forecast, a big storm in the rockies with blizzard conditions and up to 2 feet of snow in montana, idaho, utah. showers along the california coast. some light rain in the dakotas. drier in the northeast. chilly morning in the southeast. >> 70s from miami to new orleans. 50s in the northwest. and midwest. 40s from seattle to portland. >> with veterans' day almost upon us, college sports going all out to support the vets and military in general. one way that is happening, tonight on the
of laboring. coming back from injury. not really in shape. coach jackson and bogus both say sitting counsel right now, not cause for alarm. >> probably came back a little early because i wanted to test him out see where i was at with my afternoon el. probably a little too soon but that's just what i wanted to do. hasn't gotten worse but hasn't gotten better this last week.so i feel in like i'm a liability. i can't rebound. ove the way would i lick to move. at the end of the day we know what we are dealing w.important to stay true to the process as far as making sure that he is healthy and said all along we listen to the doctors. i'll trust my eyes and then most importantly listen to andrew because he knows his body better than anybody else. >> warriors play the lakerss tomorrow night. oklahoma city and chicago. with authority. oh. look at him wind mill this thing in. that is nice. durrant led the thunder we are 34. akc durant pwaivts in fire. 97-91. nfl. colts won 2 games last year. that gave them the opportunity to draft luck to resurrect the franchise with the no. 1 pick. h
diverse nation. host: let's go to jackson, mississippi, on the democratic line. caller: good morning. i'm very glad i got through. i'm very interested in what you are talking about. i am just elated that this gentleman is on and speaking of the hispanic people. i think they are doing a great job. they come here to work. their values are no different than american values. they want family. they want to take care of their kids. they want their kids educated. they want their children to be able to work in this society just like everybody in america. everybody in america huckster remember there -- america house to remember their ancestors came here for the same reasons -- everybody in america has to remember that their ancestors came here for the same reasons. the gentleman that was on before that was talking about we need to learn our values -- we have not learned our own values yet. host: max sevilla? guest: i take great pride in the fact we are upright -- a nation of immigrants. we are a melting pot. through our diversity, we have a new and interesting for festive -- an interesting persp
states. he is the first president since andrew jackson to be reelected to have a smaller share of the vote than when he won. at this point, he is tied with george w. bush for the narrowest margin of victory ever for is successfully reelected president. we are a very divided country. demography gives democrats an opportunity to build a majority coalition. they have won the popular vote five out of six presidential elections. it is a real challenge in executing the opportunity that the democratic -- demographic change provides. the campaign showed the weakness of both sides been the republicans are unable to win 20% of minorities. both parties are looking at structural challenges in who they speak to them back the chance that obama had to build a robust coalition was not realised, but demography still gives democrats an edge on the presidential level. >> i've focused very heavily on young voters. it has been my personal crusade to figure out how the right can win more young voters back onto our site. in 2008, it was an historic election. barack obama won young voters by 34 points
has this technovags. >> wearing a glove may not make a dance like michael jackson. but it could teach you how to play music. >> this is the music tough glove. it's going to teach you how to play a piano melody without you paying attention to it. >> reporter: created by students and professors at georgia tech the glove uses vibration to teach your fingers the notes of a song. so you're going to teach me how to play o susannah. i've got zero experience. never played before. >> we will have you wear the glove for hopefully around 30 minutes or so. you can be reading your e-mail or jogging or talking with me and the system will tap your fingers over and over again in the sequence of notes that you need to play the song. >> glove's off. ♪ >> everything except the end. >> yeah. >> along with teaching people how to play music, the glove could also be used to help people. >> this could be used to help people with partial spinal cord injuries recover some of the sensation and some of the dexterity in their hands. up to a year post-injury. >> like rick lynch, a quadriplegic who participated i
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